Remember when ‘selfie’ was a buzzword?

Remember when ‘selfie’ was a buzzword?

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Remember when ‘selfie’ was the word of the year? That was five years ago. Zurich customers who started saving €150 per month from 2013 have grown their savings to €11,609. Time flies so start your savings journey today.

Although self portraits are nothing new, the term 'selfie' became widespread when the popularity of taking selfies reached fever pitch back in 2013.


Time flies and it doesn’t seem like that long ago that the world and their pets were posting selfies on social media. With time going by so quickly, doesn’t it make sense to start saving today for tomorrow? If you start on your savings journey today, you could build up a nice amount of money over a short period of time.


Customers who started saving €75 per month five years ago could have built up their funds to €5,805* now. Customer who saved €150 could have €11,609 today, and for those who saved €300 a month they could have built up their funds to over €23,218.


You don't have to be an expert get your savings working harder for you. You just need to talk to a trusted financial broker. Call our financial planning team on 1850 804164 or find a financial advisor in your area to get started.


The value of savings growth with Zurich's Balanced Fund

Year savings plan started Amount saved each month
€75 €150 €300
2008 €12,762 €25,523 €51,048

*Figures based on a monthly contribution of €75, €150 or €300 per month starting between January 1, 2008 and January 1, 2013 and paying until August 31, 2018. Figures are based on an investment in the Zurich Life Balanced Fund, and assume an allocation rate of 100.0% and an annual management charge of 1.0%. There is a 1% government levy that applies to these contributions and is included in the contributions shown. Exit tax of 41% applies.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance.

Warning: The value of your investment may go down as well as up.

Warning: If you invest in these products you may lose some or all of the money you invest.

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